Official average weekly earnings figures shattered hopes of decent pay rises for millions of workers.
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The High Pay Centre think tank urged the Government to require companies to cap executive pay at a fixed multiple of their lowest-paid employee.
Almost £4 million in donations to registered campaigners in the Scottish referendum have been reported to the political watchdog, the Electoral Commission.
Dithering and ruthlessness are the Prime Minister’s hallmarks, says Ian Hernon
Executive pay at the top of the retail sector, bookmakers and bus and rail firms is booming, according the latest Labour Research Department survey.
Ian Hernon says allegations of a political cover-up raise many serious questions
Unite, Labour’s biggest union backer, urged the party to match the Conservatives’ pledge to offer an in-out referendum on Europe.
Veteran left-winger Dennis Skinner has been voted off Labour’s governing body by fellow MPs. He has been succeeded on the National Executive Committee by former housing minister John Healey.
Ian Hernon describes the killing of Franz Ferdinand and the events leading to what some regard as the trigger for the First World War
Just three companies – G4S, Serco and Sodexo – now hold the “overwhelming majority” of private contracts to oversee Britain’s prisons and probation services, the TUC reported.
Thirty-nine executives from 15 of the top 350 FTSE companies feature in the Labour Research Department’s latest table of boardroom excess.
Many Scots want more devolution, but think those additional powers will be achieved without independence, according to new data released by the British Election Study (BES).
With the coalition brutally incompetent, Labour must up its game, says Ian Hernon
New research found that regulations introduced by the coalition Government aimed at reducing the runaway growth of executive pay have had little or no effect.
Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin asked his country’s parliament to revoke the right of military intervention in Ukraine, where rebels have been fighting government troops, saying that his move was aimed …
Among those disillusioned with the Prime Minister are many Tories, says Ian Hernon
Public services union Unison won a landmark case that could see employees whose pay is commission-based entitled to extra holiday pay.
The Court of Appeal granted public service union Unison leave to appeal the High Court’s decision turning down its judicial review application over tribunal fees, deciding that the issue is …
Japan is to step up efforts to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic.
Three decades have passed since the Great Miners’ Strike’s Battle of Orgreave. Ian Hernon recalls the momentous events
The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign (OTJC) organised an all-day festival (June 14) on the site to highlight their 30-year campaign for justice.
Can Labour offer a real alternative to coalition paralysis? asks Ian Hernon